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and finance committee i knew chair would be supervisor farrell, vice chair will be supervisor mar. third member will be supervisor avalos. the budget committee will be augmented by supervisors breed and wiener. for our city operations and neighborhood services committee, i discussed with a number of you. i plan to introduce a motion to combine our cons committee with public safety to a new neighborhood services and safety committee. i will mention that that is the name we are using is a placeholder. if any of you have better more creative names , we are open to suggestions. the chair will be supervisor campus, vice chair supervisor mar, third member supervisor yee. supervisor kim will share the school committee. for government audit and oversight, chaired by supervisor chu, vice chair supervisor cohen, third member supervisor campos. land-use committee will be chaired by supervisor wiener, by shared by supervisor kim and i would join the member of the third member. rules committee will be chaired by supervisor breed. because we have a budgeting rules committee schedule for this week
amendment. is their second? >> supervisor farrell. we can take them without objection roll call. >> supervisor chiu: aye >> supervisor cohen: aye mke aye >> supervisor kim: aye >> supervisor mar: aye >> supervisor wiener: aye >> supervisor yee: aye >> supervisor avalos: aye >> president: the resolutions adopted as amended and if we could go back to the balance of the consent agenda, items 2-11. same house, same call. resolutions are adopted, ordinances passed. can you call item 12. >> (from agenda) >> president: supervisor kim? >> supervisor kim: we are coming to near and on discussion around the supplemental appropriation and i wanted to take a moment to fact my cosponsors, supervisors campos, mar and avalos, and also supervisors cohen and chiu for your support. this is a long-standing conversation that i've engaged with -- since july of last year. large cuts that have happened to the school district. since 2007-08 school year the school district has lost 146 million. last year alone cost from the state were 77 million. despite increasing revenue in the city coffers
, chiu present. cohen present, farrell present, kim present. mar absent. wiener present. yee present. the president you have a quorum. >> i would like to welcome our new supervisors. could you please join us in the pledge of allegiance. we pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america, and to the republic for which it stands. indivisible, one nation, under god, with liberty and justice for all. colleagues we have our number twentieth, december 4, december 11 minutes. those minutes are approved. madam clerk are there any communications? >> no communications. >> -- mr. mayor. >> good afternoon supervisors and of course members are constituents of san francisco welcome to our chambers. i want to congratulate the new supervisors as well and look forward to working with everybody four 2013. was good work. questions please. >> welcome mayor lee. i want to get some of your thoughts around healthcare cost overall. question today, rising healthcare costs accumulating with fiscal liabilities represent significant challenge. >> our obligations for providing quality and affo
. thank you. >> president: is there second to the amendment? seconded by supervisor farrell. without objection the amendment will be added. >> supervisor kim: i appreciate the legislation coming before us. i have a quick question for the author. the number of announcements to be made at the festival. is that enforceable? do we need to prescribed to that extent? i believe the members attending should know. but if we have to do it to that level of detail. >> the vice president of breathe california has said this is largely public education effort does not have any additional enforcement attached to it. the more public awareness, announcements from stage, people will get more familiar and self-patrol. we are working with event producers, and others, super they will be fully aware of the requirements but it is important to have regular and periodic announcements. >> president: can we take this ordinance and to same house same call? this ordinance is passed in the first reading as amendment. colleagues we have with us the changing change of rules, shifted our special accommodation pe
in a position where you cannot fulfill your responsibilities. >> supervisor farrell: thank you for coming out and for speaking and signing up for the seats. i did have a chance to speak with ms. crisp before but it is a strong preference for people who come to the committee. i was impressed by everyone. everyone is very qualified. we had a discussion about the existing people who sit on the board right now. in terms of the new people -- particularly ms. daniel, mr. hershkowitz, i like what they have to say and i would like to see the move forward. >> supervisor kim: supervisor yee? >> i want to thank everyone for coming out also. and chairperson kim, i really appreciate the whole issue of wanting to discuss the translation services available to our residents. i know how difficult it is. you are right. one may be able to speak in chinese or spanish or whatever; it does not mean they can translate formal types of words. i did not get to meet any of these people. but when i read the resume of ms. robia crisp, i was impressed by the resume. i know she did not apply for the alternate positio
that is illustrated here on the top and & i apologize it's farrell small its toll lar yeah park which, is compromises because the utilities running under it primarily and you remember in the early early planning face phases of the illinois street bridge they duck taped the creek and it exploded and -- and creek we had to bridge or over it with a 60-inch force main running through the site as well as a private property this the existing shore line in the eastern portion of the park and so working our engining staff we have developed a solution to bridge a walkway over the force main create a bell evidence deer out into the water so people can potentially fish and enjoy the water front and then bridge back over the land the force main again and make this park ada accessible and there is a lot of heavy growth in the park that make it a harbor for the homeless and makes it uncomfortable for people to visit and we are going to clear much that have landscaping away and use natural native san francisco coastal plant to lament and create a place that we think is more inviting to use, more a traghtive and als
>> supervisor chiu: aye >> president: aye >> supervisor cohen: aye >> supervisor farrell: aye >> supervisor kim: aye >> supervisor mar: aye >> supervisor wiener: aye >> supervisor yee: aye >> supervisor avalos: aye. >> there are 11 ayes. >> motions approved. let's take up supervisor mar's resolution first. made a motion to adopt the resolution. could have a second? is there any public comment to declare january 27 as patricia thompson day in san francisco. without objection this resolution adopted. on the second resolution, supervisor cohen, commemorating the 150th anniversary of emancipation proclamation. this resolution has the requisite -- finding. any additional public comment? public comment is closed. and we take this item same house same call. commemorating the 150th anniversary of the emancipation profanation is adopted >> >> in memoriam. the late robert morgan. on behalf of supervisor avalos for the lake mark anthony burrell. >> more business in front of his body? >> that concludes all items. >> this meeting is adjourned. go niners. >> we came to seven straight about 10 years ago. --
much supervisor farrel. unless visitors come and see me. i know the areas i do go to is getting that, very bad and i spoke on this before. you are getting money and spending and spending. why not spend it on something that makes the bicyclists do right. >> thank you very much. for those who don't know and district 11, the grass is greener over there. are there any members of the public would like to comment? we close comments. this is an informational item. next item. >> item 6, informational item. >> seeing none, will go on to public comments. seeing none come forward we close public comment. >> next item? >> item 7. general public comment. opportunity for the public to comment on any item whatsoever related to the transportation authority. will close public comment. >> next item. >> adjournment. >> we are adjourned. >> good morning, today is wednesday, january 16th, 2013. this is the regular meeting of the building inspection commission. i would like to remind everyone for turn off all of the electronic devices the first item on the agenda is roll call. >> president mccarthy?
things that commissioner farrel brought up in terms of data obtained from the various parts of the city. >> sure. >> i wanted to know is based on some of the heavily used muni bus stop stations in san francisco, if you are actually going to those locations during peak hours in collecting data from those particular individuals for the muni section. i think especially in the morning time it would be very helpful to get their feedback on some of these issues as well. >> thank you for that. we have advertised on the shelters and buses. it's tough. we will try. we have engaged the san francisco transit riders union. they promoted this extensively, and gave us feedback there is nothing that substitutes from going and director speaking to passengers. >> thank you. >> if there are no other comments and questions we can go on to public comments. thank you for your presentation. three minutes. >> one of the ways for us to appreciate our roads and streets in seven cisco is to visit some of the cities. stre ets in san fran cisco is recently i visited cities in europe. one of the segments of
>> president: aye >> supervisor chiu: aye >> supervisor cohen: aye >> supervisor farrell: aye >> supervisor kim: aye >> supervisor mar: aye >> supervisor wiener: aye >> supervisor yee: aye >> supervisor avalos: aye >> supervisor breed:aye >> the motion is approved. roll call for introductions. >> will start with supervisor campos. >> supervisor campos: i would like to an in memoriam for a special person that unfortunately passed away december 26, 2012, rebecca -- a beloved environmental activist, and the first person to lead the rain forest action network. rebecca died while vacationing with family in mexico with her husband and close friends. she spent her life traveling the world traveling the exploitation of rain forest, championing the preservation of natural resources and human rights winning numerous battles in the ongoing fight for the help of our echo system. two months before her death, rebecca led the nonprofit that she headed to the most historic victory in the organizations history persuaded the disney company they use only paper that did not come from an endangered rainforest.
. madam clerk. >> >> supervisor breed: aye >> supervisor cohen: aye >> supervisor farrell: aye >> supervisor kim: aye >> supervisor mar: aye >> supervisor wiener: aye >> supervisor yee: aye >> supervisor avalos: aye >> president: motion approved. tentative map is approved. let's go back to item 20. >> can we do this same house same call. , ordinance passed first reading . item 21. >> supervisor wiener. >> supervisor wiener: this is an exciting item to landmark twin peaks tavern, on castor street. an exciting day for the castro and lgbt community. the bar has recently celebrated its fortieth anniversary. twin peaks was the first gay bar to be open and visible from the street in terms of windows where you could see inside the bar. that was a huge step. and a coming up for our community for so many years gay bars have been hidden away so you cannot see inside. it was very secretive. as our community cannot, twin peaks helped lead the way by having a bar. you could see who was inside. it welcomes all ages. we have a continuing challenge in the lgbt community of celebrating youth
. farrell are having a conversation instead of listening to the public. various of the other supervisors were talking with each other or texting, i think that is very unfortunate. i think i said last week that i hoped supervisors will pay attention to the public which they presumably serve. i hope that particularly the new supervisors don't get off on this bastard. i see that there is no clock going. if you could correct that for the public it would help particularly when you have an illegal two-minute time limit for the public and yank the plug after two minutes. it is good to honor gay folks but when there is an opportunity for fund raising by folks that have an inside track the same folks concerned about making good pr about gay things don't really care about other things. in the -- heights branch library a gay artist created a mural which was not only allowed destroyed, but some of the folks here actively participated in getting rid of. a bisexual singer on it in that mural wiped out. nothing remains. and multiracial mural that also honored women working gone without a trace, resu
here today. supervisor kim, thank you supervisor farrell thank you. -- again good afternoon my name is walker b ass.i am so pleased to be here is the nominee for the eastern neighborhood citizens advisory committee. i would like to thank supervisor cohen for her confidence in me and appreciate the chance to be with you to highlight a few of my qualifications. i have been a resident of homeowner in district 10 for seven years, a resident of the bay area for 12 years; like many transplant i have fallen in love with our city and have become an active member of our community by becoming engage in political matters in volunteering my time to support good causes. i worked in the clinton white house for three years working presidential personnel and making recommendations on, yes, political appointment in his administration. i have a decent understanding of the political process and the appointment process to be sure. my career in the bay area has been and is the development primarily in large companies now with ernst & young. i also started a food truck with friends. and i chose local v
of the hatches and as well as rising tides, radiology ships ... so they are farrell sophisticated machines to compensate for all of these motions and distances. this is a shot from tell graph hill from the facility when it's finished and you see the northwest plaza and the foreground and the area on the right has to be closed during crews dads for security purpose please but all of the other days they can be open providing access to the other end of the facility. this is another view, you can see the in the foreground of the building is a lobby with the grass enclosuresure and that work is still to be complete and this is another view of the cruise terminal and finally, when we are finished this is what it will look like with our first ship in.. >> looks so big until you see the cruise ship >>> yeah, i think we loss one of the disks that our colleague had brought which shows the initial price request for the second phase of the work as well as the funding >>> while you are doing that roughly for the event space i can't remember what is the square footage of the space that will be a
. that is the 31 bus line. and people are advocating to remove the hyde and farrell at 38 -- -- which is the 38 geary line. i also want to mention the housing authority is not doing its due diligence when it comes to medical expenses. people that have -- can use that deduction are not getting it and their rent is higher because of it, which obviously has ripple effect. people are paying more rent that are low-income. i also, which was in the packet that obviously you are not going to get, which i will put up on the screen. multiple ways of doing this. can we have the screen? the 101 hyde post office is going to be removed, which is general delivery. they are going to be putting housing there. they are going to be putting housing there. the 101 hyde is the main post office site, where we have general delivery. those are people who don't have a mailbox go there to get their mail. so if you are on ga or whatever, that is where you go to get your mail if you don't have an actual physical address, if you are homeless. it has 4,000 box holders. if their mail is being stolen, this is again where
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